Dr. Paxton grew up in Bossier City, LA, and is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship at Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery in Weatherford, TX. Dr. Paxton moved to Northern California following her internship and fell in love with the beauty of the area. She worked in a mixed animal practice prior to joining the team at Banfield. Her professional interests include surgery and ophthalmology. She loves working with all creatures large and small, and is committed to strengthening the human-animal bond through preventive medicine. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, hiking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Paxton lives in Sacramento with her cat, Felix.